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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2009 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 042, Firearms

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to the patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent ownership is determined by the first-named assignee listed on a patent )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 61 79 99 126 113 478
SMITH & WESSON CORP. 4 3 6 6 9 28
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 3 5 3 3 7 21
GRIP POD SYSTEMS, L.L.C. 3 6 8 1 0 18
BATTENFELD TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 4 5 5 17
STURM, RUGER + CO., INC. 1 3 4 3 6 17
SUREFIRE, LLC 2 3 4 4 3 16
HECKLER + KOCH GMBH, FIRMA 3 6 2 3 1 15
MAGPUL INDUSTRIES CORPORATION 2 4 7 1 1 15
TASER INTERNATIONAL, INC. 3 2 5 3 2 15
LEUPOLD STEVENS, INC. 1 4 3 2 2 12
FABRICA D'ARMI PIETRO BERETTA S.P.A. 1 2 4 1 3 11
THOMPSON CENTER ARMS COMPANY INC. 1 5 3 1 0 10
BLACKHAWK INDUSTRIES PRODUCT GROUP UNLIMITED LLC 0 7 2 0 0 9
RA BRANDS, L.L.C. 1 1 2 2 3 9
RAYTHEON COMPANY 2 1 4 1 1 9
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 3 2 2 1 9
ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 5 3 8
ASIA OPTICAL CO., INC. 1 0 2 5 0 8
BROWNING 0 1 4 2 1 8
O. F. MOSSBERG + SONS, INC. 0 2 1 2 3 8
R/M EQUIPMENT, INC. 1 3 2 2 0 8
STEYR MANNLICHER HOLDING GMBH 0 2 1 1 4 8
ARMATIX GMBH 0 3 3 0 1 7
DANIEL DEFENSE, INC. 0 1 1 3 2 7
KROW INNOVATION, LLC 0 0 4 2 1 7
LASERMAX INCORPORATED 1 3 0 1 2 7
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 3 4 0 0 7
PROTOTYPE PRODUCTIONS INCORPORATED VENTURES TWO, LLC 0 0 0 1 6 7
THE OTIS PATENT TRUST 0 0 3 1 3 7
ABRAMS AIRBORNE MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 0 0 4 2 6
ADCOR INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 1 1 4 6
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL USA, LLC 0 0 0 2 4 6
BLASER FINANZHOLDING GMBH 2 1 1 0 2 6
GRIP POD SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL, LLC 0 0 0 1 5 6
CARL WALTHER GMBH 1 0 0 2 2 5
COLT DEFENSE LLC 0 0 2 2 1 5
HORUS VISION, LLC. 0 2 1 2 0 5
KENG'S FIREARMS SPECIALTY, INC. 1 0 1 1 2 5
KIMBER IP, LLC 0 0 0 2 3 5
TRIJICON, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
WILCOX INDUSTRIES CORP. 0 3 1 1 0 5



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